Florian Diesch diesch at
Tue Jan 10 00:33:28 CET 2006

J. D. Leach <jdleach04 at> wrote:
> Peter Otten wrote:
>> You are getting no match rather than the wrong one. Have you verified that
>> a subdirectory
>> /usr/share/doc/python-2.4/html/lib
>> exists on your system? If not, the documentation may not be properly
>> installed.
> I checked it Peter and rearranged the files in the python-2.4 directory
> every which way absent deleting them, all to no avail. Interestingly, the

   strace -e trace=file -o /tmp/strace.log python -m pydoc 'if'
(or some other system call tracer that is available on your system) 
and check /tmp/strace.log for where python is looking for the doc files.
Here it's /usr/share/doc/python2.4-doc/html/ref/if.html

Einen Troll zu füttern ist das gleiche als würde man einen Haufen
Hundescheisse sehen, absichtlich reinsteigen und sich dann beschweren.
(Christian Schneider in <2005-10-25T10-04-37 at>)

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